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The next event of the Participation Network, designed to give people the skills to get more involved in their own local and sector networks, is on Saturday 30th of March. For people who want to get more involved in their communities or take part in debate and action on single issues, it aims to: develop … Continued

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The Scottish Homelessness Involvement and Empowerment Network (SHIEN) has been facilitated by Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) since 2008 thanks to funding from the Scottish Government. It was established to promote involvement, participation and more recently coproduction, within homelessness services across Scotland; supporting us all to get better at supporting homeless people to become involved in … Continued

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This week, there was shock when Serco announced plans to restart a lock-change programme at the homes of up to 300 people seeking asylum in Scotland. See our joint statement with key organisations across the sector, led by Scottish Refugee Council. A timely link to this important report published by the Destitute Asylum Seeker Service Partnership (DASS) … Continued

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A vital component of the Housing and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) recommendations published earlier this year was input from people using homelessness services across Scotland. Following on from HARSAG, a national network designed to engage people with first-hand experience of homelessness launches today (Monday 26/11/18) and is inviting projects or individuals to join up. … Continued

Do you work in a role that supports the participation of people experiencing homelessness, or support any groups with experience of homelessness or have you been homeless yourself? We’d love to talk to you. SHIFT (Scottish Homelessness Involvement & Feedback Team) is a Scotland-wide network of people with lived experiences of homelessness who want to … Continued

BOOK NOW Peer Approaches | 18 July 2019 | GLASGOW Principles, Benefits, and Impact This interactive session explores the principles and benefits of developing Peer Approaches within services and projects, and looks at the tools and techniques available to develop, apply, and evaluate them. You will learn: the strategic benefits of Peer Approaches and the underlying principles practical implications … Continued

Update at May 2019 Your City, Your Home A prospectus for the Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness (PDF) The Contract Notice for the new Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness has now been published. More information here:  https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=MAY354510 and here: https://www.yoursupportglasgow.org/glasgow-homepage/pages/are-you-a-service-provider/information-for-providers-of-social-work-services/content/tendering/   Glasgow City Council are holding a second information session for providers about the tender. … Continued

Can Digital Inclusion be a Way to Foster Participation of People with Experience of Homelessness? David Kidd, SHIEN’s Development Co-ordinator asked of a European audience at the FEANTSA Policy Conference in Gdansk, Poland. Colleagues from across Europe considered the question, at the same time as taking part in a participative method entitled Shared Solutions.  To … Continued

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Working with colleagues from across the homelessness sector (both those who work in services and those who use them) we set out to find out about what is good about homelessness services in Glasgow, what could be made better and how that should happen. To do this, we co-produced a survey with 7 questions which … Continued

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Glasgow Homelessness Network Training Survey – WIN FREE PLACES! All In @ GHN is conducting a survey into training needs for 2016. Your input is crucial in helping us develop useful, relevant training for organisations in the public and third sectors. Every completed entry will go into a draw for a free place on a training … Continued